Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Wondrous Words Wednesday



Wondrous Words Wednesday

My word is taken from a book called White Ghost.

Syllogism- is logical reasoning where you arrive at a conclusion by looking at two other premises ideas.


Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Teaser Tuesday

Teaser Tuesday

My daughter suggested I read this book called The Shack by Wm. Paul Young.

Teaser
pg.38

He died when I was just a kid, of natural causes. "He drank himself to death."


Monday, May 23, 2016

Mailbox Monday

Mailbox Monday

An empty mailbox last week.

Reading:
White Ghost. by Steven Gore

How About yours?


Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Wondrous Words Wednesday

Wondrous Words Wednesday

My word for today is: promulgated- promoted or made widely known (an idea or cause).

"These objectives have to be promulgated within the organization."


Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Teaser Tuesday

Teaser Tuesday

My teaser today is from the book called White Ghost by Steven Gore.

pg. 145

And she's young and naive enough to believe a straight line is always the shortest distance between two points. Sometimes it's an arc.

Mailbox Monday

Mailbox Monday

An empty mailbox last week, but plenty to keep me busy reading.

What did you receive?

Reading:  White Ghost  by  Graham Gage


Wednesday, May 11, 2016

The Cherry Harvest by Lucy Sanna

The Cherry Harvest by Lucy Sanna

   The Cherry Harvest is from beginning to end a romantic, heartbreaking, tragic and very real story of a family during wartime struggling to keep their farm. Being forced to have German prisoners work their harvest, brings unexpected twists and turns into their lives. I couldn't put it down, every page was drawing me in.

Wondrous Words Wednesday

Wondrous Words Wednesday

Here's a word I came across while reading Cherry Harvest.

Arboretum- is a botanical garden devoted to trees.


Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Teaser Tuesday

Teaser Tuesday

My teaser today comes from the book, The Cherry Harvest by Lucy Sanna.

pg. 179

Josie and Kate sat crossed - legged facing each other on the warm south side of the lighthouse balcony. The two girls had grown closer now that Clay would be fighting the enemy too.


Monday, May 9, 2016

Mailbox Monday

Mailbox Monday

Nothing new in my mailbox last week. How about yours?

Reading:  The Cherry Harvest by Lucy Sanna

   It's the summer of 1944 in Door Country, Wisconsin, where even the lush cherry orchards and green lakeside farms can't escape the ravages of war with food rationed and money scarce, the Christiansen family struggles to hold on.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Be Frank With Me by Julia Claiborne Johnson

Be Frank With Me

You can't help loving Frank,a nine year old genius, who lives in his own world.You would say he is eccentric by the way he dresses and acts but that is part of his charm. It is a story filled with many emotions and twists and wondering what he is up to next, as Alice soon finds out.

Wondrous Words Wednesday

Wondrous Words Wednesday

My word today is from the book, Be Frank With Me.

Sobriquet- is a person's nickname.


Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Teaser Tuesday

Teaser Tuesday

My teaser is from the book: Be Frank With Me  by Julia Claiborne Johnson

pg. 180

Xander pushed past me. His eyes passed over my face this time like he'd never seen me before in his life. Like I was air.

Monday, May 2, 2016

Mailbox Monday

Mailbox Monday

I received two new books in my mailbox last week, courtesy of Wm Morrow.

The Cherry Harvest by Lucy Sanna

When The Moon Is Low by Nadia Hashimi

Currently reading:   Be Frank With Me. by Claiborne Johnson

"Julia Johnson has struck gold in creating Frank Banning-one-of-a-kind exasperating, witty, and endearing nine-year-old genius who functions as the beating heart of this marvelous book."

Thursday, April 28, 2016

What She KNew by Gilly MacMillan

What She Knew   by Gilly MacMillan

  This is a truly captivating story of a mother's search for her missing child. One Sunday afternoon while walking in the park, Ben, her son asks if he can run up ahead and meet her at the swing and thinking he would be alright. she agrees and that is the last time she sees him. In the public eye she becomes the suspicious one and begins to doubt herself. Just recently divorced adds to her self doubt.
  It's a page turner as scant clues, makes it harder for the police to find Ben. As she herself puts the pieces together, a surprise ending is in store.